FreeBSD + ZFS on a production server?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sun Jun 8 22:08:48 UTC 2008

>> ZFS is memory and CPU eater. prepare that very few will be left for
>> actual work ;)
> Bollocks.
> It consumes memory. The more seperate filesystems, the more memory. But
> don't execurate. For a webserver on zfs 4GB is more than enough.

still enough for UFS with softupdates - which is REALLY fast.
you may set kern.maxvnodes much higher to speed it up even more.

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